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Final Fantasy IV Gets Another Remake on the DS in 3D

So the rumour was true. FFIV (otherwise known as "FFII" on Western shores in the past) will be remade in 3D using the graphics engine from FFIII DS and it will be the same developers Matrix Software who will be handling the programming. Here we can see screenshots featuring Cecil, the Dark Knight protagonist hero. He looks kind of out of...


Hoshigami DS, Extra Content for DS Port and Pre-Order Goods

The DS port of PS2 SRPG Hoshigami will feature: Pre-order and you could get a hold of the official "Hoshigami Navi" artbook which features illustrations by Shigetaka Kimura, the man behind the new character designs, concept art and a monochrome Manga. So, maybe this will knock up the rating for Hoshigami since reviewers were...


Body Building Trainer Kaku-Chan Style, Maybe You Don’t Need a Gym Now

The variety of DS trainers continue to increase and why not since Nintendo's two new consoles have managed to tap into a new audience. From the same developers of Duke's Walking Navi, "Kaku-Chan Shiki Suji ToreNavi" is going to be a body building trainer supervised by athlete and TV talent Nobuaki Kakuda. Just like the yoga trainer...


Rune Factory 2, The New Harvest Moon Series Continues

Great to read there's going to be a second Rune Factory game. The first one was great even though you did tend to focus on fighting monsters but, only if you wanted to. By the time Western shores get the English version of the first game, this ARPG/farming life sim should be out. Our story takes place several years after the prequel, our...


The Number Battlefield, It’s Not Sudoku

Entitled "Suujin Taisen", you must place numbers on a grid according to rule being used such as linking two same numbers together and adding them up in quantities of 10. The catch is while you're trying to fulfil these conditions, you'll be up against another player so routes can end up being blocked out. Watch out for Nintendo's number...


Legend of Zelda and the Phantom Hourglass in June, Wi-Fi VS Mode

The long awaited Zelda DS game is finally going to get released and you can get your hands on it next month on June 23rd. The game will have you using the stylus to draw sailing routes and guiding boomerangs. There is also Wi-Fi support for a 1 on 1 versus mode where one player is on the defence and one the offence. The offence has to go pick up...


Ouendan 2 Demo Available Soon in Japan

Lucky people living in Japan will have a chance to play a demo of the popular circle tapping/sliding/spinning game from this Thursday May 10th. The game gets released a week later on the 17th so importers like me don't have too long to wait. Now, if Ouendan came out with a limited edition box set too then I'm sure it'll get snapped up in no...